Foundation Administration

Unlike many foundations, officers of the Nebraska Game and Parks Foundation are unpaid. Except for modest operating expenses, all donations are used for Game and Parks Commission projects.

Board of Directors

James P. Abel, Lincoln, President and Chairman
John Gottschalk, Omaha, Vice President
Clark Lauritzen, Omaha, Treasurer


  • Harold W. Andersen, Omaha
  • Richard R. Bell, Omaha
  • Dr. Charles Blaha, Ord
  • William L. Grewcock, Omaha
  • Fred H. Hawkins, Jr., Omaha
  • Tim Holzfaster, Paxton
  • Hod Kosman, Scottsbluff
  • George Kubat, Omaha
  • Bruce Lauritzen, Omaha
  • Michael McCarthy, Omaha
  • Tonn Ostergard, Lincoln
  • Robert E. Owen, Omaha
  • Walter Scott, Jr., Omaha
  • Charles E. Wright, Lincoln

Ex Officio Directors:

  • Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska
  • Tim McCoy, Director
    Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  • Kent Forney DVM, Chairman
    Nebraska Game and Parks Commission